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Diving in Iceland

Believe it or not, you can go scuba diving in Iceland. Situated in a fissure where the North American and the Eurasian …

The Perfect Pint

I took the Guinness tour yesterday (which I believe is legally required before you can leave Ireland.) At the end of it, …

The Bones of Kutna Hora

So there is this place called Kutna Hora, about an hour by train outside of Prague. It was a sleepy little town …

Show me a sign

Believe it or not, it isn’t always sweetness and light on the road. I know, I know – “Oh, it’s tough traveling …

Locks of Love

I ran across this rack at a park in Budapest. The idea is, when you fall in love, you buy a padlock, …

Ketchup

“One day there were three tomatoes walking down the street, a mama tomato, a daddy tomato and a baby tomato. Baby tomato …

Leaps of Faith

The hostel I stayed at in Nice, Villa Exupery Beach, was good enough to organize adventure tours for the residents. Last Saturday, …

Leaving Nice

So I flew on an airline called EasyJet to get from Nice to Rome today. It’s one of those low-cost, no-frills airlines, …

Getting My Bearings

Over the past week, I have managed to replace most of what was stolen from me in Barcelona, and a FedEx package …